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New York Times, Friday, November 15, 1974

Author:
Remley
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,225
Across
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Miss Costello of screen : DOLORES
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Chance ___ lifetime : OFA
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Word with roaring : RIP
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Period following Stone and Bronze : IRONAGE
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Insurance scheme : TONTINE
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Drizzly quip : NICEDAYFORDUCKS
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Seaweed product : AGAR
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Compass reading : NNE
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Check : ARREST
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Certain escaped convicts, in a way : LOOSEWOMEN
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Deceive : HOCUS
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By way of : VIA
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Tennis and golf: Abbr. : SPS
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Originated : AROSE
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Depend, with "on" : LEAN
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Trifle : DOIT
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Weary : PALL
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River area : DELTA
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"Pompeii" heroine : IONE
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Strategy : PLOY
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Life of ___ : EASE
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Dull finish : MATTE
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Suffix with saw or law : YER
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Chess pieces: Abbr. : KTS
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Loathe : ABHOR
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Actors' burdens : REHEARSALS
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Distance horse, e.g. : STAYER
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Bantu : RUA
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Apiece : EACH
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Sticky question : HOTENOUGHFORYOU
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"___ House," Pulitzer play : ALISONS
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Mitigate : RELIEVE
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Cumberland, for one : GAP
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Formerly named : NEE
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Showed contempt : SNEERED
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Miss Merrill : DINA
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Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
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Certain descriptive writing : LOCALCOLOR
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In an oppressive way : ONEROUSLY
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Heating unit: Abbr. : RAD
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Alaskan governor et al. : EGANS
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French resort : SEYNE
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Siouan Indian : OTO
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Bone orifices : FORAMINA
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___ Doria : ANDREA
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Staple food : RICE
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Print-shop supplies : INKS
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Mosquito, for one : PEST
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Plow up soil : TURN
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" . . . owed by so many to so ___" : FEW
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Chemical suffix : OSE
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Egg-shaped : OVATE
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Mrs. Rockefeller : HAPPY
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Papal cape : ORALE
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Expert on the future : SOOTHSAYER
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Western horse : PINTO
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Ranch animal : STEER
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Contract : LEASE
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Letters : ELS
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Satanic activity : DIABLERIE
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Remove from high office : DETHRONE
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Lamb's cry : MAA
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Enamored with : KEENON
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Liquors : RYES
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S. A. country : ARG
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German region and river : RUHRS
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Render harmless : SAFEN
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Moppy hair : SHAG
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Indian weight : TOLA
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"Take ___ from me" : ATIP
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Pirates' hideout : COVE
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Having color : HUED
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Exploit : USE
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Corrida cry : OLE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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